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    antique furniture: chests

    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Very Large Box for Shawls Napoleon 3 Scarves XVII Th Century Style Inlaid Boulle Marquetry Monogr...

      Very Large Box for Shawls Napoleon 3 Scarves XVII Th Century Style Inlaid Boulle Marquetry Monogr...

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Very Large Box for Shawls Napoleon 3 Scarves XVII Th Century Style Inlaid Boulle Marquetry Monogrammed Circa Napoleon III Second Empire Rare very elegant model of Napoleon III shawl box in Boulle marquetry with Boulle...

      £587.54

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    • Large Box With A Cartridge In Burr Walnut Honey Color Napoleon 3 Napoleon III Second Empire

      Large Box With A Cartridge In Burr Walnut Honey Color Napoleon 3 Napoleon III Second Empire

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Artist : France Period:19th century Style:Napoleon 3rd Condition : Bon état dans son jus propre sain solide "Large Box With A Cartridge In Burr Walnut Honey Color Napoleon 3 Napoleon III Second Empire" rare trefoil key with its original lock...

      £271.17

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    • NAPOLEON III PERIOD SHAWL BOX

      NAPOLEON III PERIOD SHAWL BOX

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Large Napoleon III period shawl box in black wood and Boulle style marquetry of brass, copper and mother-of-pearl. Rosewood interior with brass inlay with two drawers in ebony. Signed on the lock: "TAHAN, fournisseur du roi rue...

      £1,762.63

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    • Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6953

      This is a large antique steamer chest. An English, canvas bound travel trunk with Drawco patent steel, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Generously sized trunk from the golden age of voyages
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Wooden frame with durable black textured fascia
      • Crafted with Drawco steel hoops for a dependable, lightweight trunk
      • Decorated with colourful, period transit labels
      • Dressed with brass hardware for the lock escutcheon and clasps
      • Sliding lock mechanism with key
      • Maker's mark for Drawco features above the central clasp
      • The interior finished with a light textile and striking pinstripe pattern
      • Adorned with globe-trotting travel labels from Cairo to Cheadle Hulme
      • Great Eastern Railway memorandum dated to 1911
      • Leather strap handles to each side aid carriage

      This is a generously sized and appealing antique steamer chest, from a golden era of grand tours and sojourns. Delivered polished and ready for use or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 92cm (36.25'')
      Max Depth: 53.5cm (21'')
      Max Height: 31.5cm (12.5'')

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      Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      £395.00

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    • Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6565

      This is an antique joiner's chest. An English, pine craftsman's trunk, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. 

      • Stout chest with Victorian appeal - ideal for use as coffee table
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Dark stained pine with consistent finish throughout
      • Copious dovetail joints add strength
      • Hand-painted with the initials T.P.H. to lid and front fascia in crimson red
      • Braced lid opens smoothly on a pair of long strap brackets
      • Sliding and removable tool tray sits above the interior
      • Working, inset brass-lined lock — key present
      • Dressed with a pair of iron loop handles with shaped backplates

      This generously sized antique joiner's chest will offer many more years of useful storage with its stout build and quality craftsmanship. Its size also lends itself to being suitable as use as a coffee table base. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 88.5cm (34.75'')
      Max Depth: 42cm (16.5'')
      Max Height: 41.5cm (16.25'')

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      Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      £525.00

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    • Wedding Chest In Molded And Carved Walnut.

      Wedding Chest In Molded And Carved Walnut.

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Large wedding chest in molded and carved walnut decorated with mermaids holding a crowned coat of arms and framed with foliage scrolls. The lower part has a decoration of fan-shaped gadroons. It opens with an...

      £623.70

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    • Victorian pine metal bound  pine travelling trunk c/w lock & key

      Victorian pine metal bound pine travelling trunk c/w lock & key

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine, metal supports Colour: Mottled Chestnut brown Width: 84 cm Height: 44 cm Depth: 58 cm Article number: YAL 2511 Victorian Pine and metal bound travel/steamer trunk, with a replacement working lock...

      £265.00

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    • CHEST

      CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Very attractive 19th century flour chest in cherrywood and oak.

      £894.87

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    • 17th CENTURY CHEST

      17th CENTURY CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Very attractive 17th century chest covered in leather and with brass and steel studs. Louis XIV period. Good general condition given its age, slightly damaged in places and some studs missing.

      £885.84

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    • Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6911

      This is a large vintage carriage chest. A Welsh, stained pine linen trunk, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. 

      • Generously sized - ideal for coffee table use
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Stained pine in good order with dark caramel hues
      • Dressed with long iron clasps and a pair of carriage handles to each side
      • Hand-painted detail to top reads 'Major Warner R.E, Corner, Limeslade Bay, Mumbles, Glamorgan'

      This is a large vintage carriage chest, with useful proportions. Well suited for storing linen or adding a distinctive base to a coffee table. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 102.5cm (40.25'')
      Max Depth: 47cm (18.5'')
      Max Height: 31cm (12.25'')

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      Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      £595.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Wellington Style Chest

      Victorian Burr Walnut Wellington Style Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1880, Victorian burr walnut Wellington-style chest of drawers. The rectangular top in mirror-matched figured walnut with canted edges over a simple frieze and 6 graduated drawers with brass locks, original finely turned knob handles...

      £1,890.00

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    • Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6918

      This is a vintage first aid chest. An English, pine trunk decorated for the Huddersfield Rifles regiment, dating to the mid 20th century circa 1960. 

      • Useful storage chest - ideal as coffee table
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Dark painted pine with pleasing weathering
      • Eye-catching red cross logo to front and rear fascia
      • Dressed with an inset, working lock — key present
      • A pair of iron drop handles to each side for carriage
      • The lid reads '5th BWRR-GT, L.D. Ambulance Huddersfield'
      • Likely the ambulance service for 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's Regiment of the Huddersfield Rifles
      • Dovetail joints to each corner add strength

      This is a fascinating vintage first aid chest, with markings suggesting a military role in its younger days. Ideally suited as a base for a coffee table, the generous size also offers a useful space for storage. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 61cm (24'')
      Max Depth: 35cm (13.75'')
      Max Height: 26cm (10.25'')

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      Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      £295.00

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    • Victorian Figured and Burr Walnut Wellington Chest

      Victorian Figured and Burr Walnut Wellington Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870 with adaptations, Victorian figured and burr walnut tall Wellington chest. The rectangular top in mirror-matched figured walnut over a simple frieze and 7 graduated drawers with turned wooded knobs and mahogany liners flanked...

      £1,790.00

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    • Georgian pine mule chest dated 1816

      Georgian pine mule chest dated 1816

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine Colour: Antique pine waxed Width: 97 cm Height: 73 cm Depth: 52 cm Article number: YAL 2512 Large Georgian pine mule chest mounted on bracket feet, consisting of a large full...

      £485.00

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    • LOUIS XV STYLE CHERRYWOOD CHEST

      LOUIS XV STYLE CHERRYWOOD CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Large maie-chest cherry Louis XV style opening with 2 lids on the top and 2 zippers on the front. Rennes region. 2nd half of the 19th century. Can be used as a support for a TV....

      £2,169.39

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    • 17TH C OAK CHEST-DESK

      17TH C OAK CHEST-DESK

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Large renaissance oak chest of the seventeenth century converted into an office during the nineteenth. Front and sides beautifully carved; at the back it opens with 4 drawers including 1 double. Perfect condition after restoration, stripping...

      £4,971.53

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    • PROVENCAL  BREAD SAFE

      PROVENCAL BREAD SAFE

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Pretty provencal pannier walnut turned and soberly carved. Period: mid 19th century. Ref. 599 N.

      £1,717.44

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    • COLONIAL CHEST ON STAND

      COLONIAL CHEST ON STAND

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Colonial chest placed on a base with 2 drawers, mahogany. The base is decorated with ebony inlays. North of India. Early twentieth. Refr. : 313M

      £1,355.87

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    • FLOUR CHEST

      FLOUR CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Maie Louis XV style blond cherry. The facade consists of 3 panels surrounded by a molding. It rests on 2 feet "doe" at the front and 2 feet right at the back. A bracket holds...

      £1,627.05

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    • EARLY 19th C CHEST

      EARLY 19th C CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Early 19th C Breton chest in chestnut with studded decoration. Wrought iron side handles. Good patina. Contact us for delivery

      £587.54

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    • CAMPHOR CHEST

      CAMPHOR CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      19th C camphor chest from Pondichery, India. Brass corners Interior compartment Stripped and re-polished. Good condition.

      £1,039.50

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    • MARQUETRY BOX

      MARQUETRY BOX

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Late 18th C Louis XVI period box in marquetry. Very small crack on the top

      £1,265.48

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    • AFRICAN CHEST ON STAND

      AFRICAN CHEST ON STAND

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Early 19th C mahogany chest on stand with small drawer decorated with a hammer and anvil in ebony, from Ghana.

      £1,355.87

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    • LOUIS  XV STYLE FLOUR CHEST

      LOUIS XV STYLE FLOUR CHEST

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Late 19th C, Louis XV style, flour chest in cherrywood from the region of Rennes. Restored, stripped and re-polished in our workshop. Very good condition

      £1,536.65

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    • 19th C BOX

      19th C BOX

      antiquites en france, france, france

      19th C box in wood covered in floral paper. Contact us for delivery

      £189.82

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